MINSK, 30 March (BelTA) - CIS continues to cooperate closely with other regional organizations and other countries in addressing many international issues, CIS Secretary General Sergei Lebedev told the media on 30 March, BelTA has learned.
According to Sergei Lebedev, a meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council is set to take place in Samarkand on 14 April. “On 13 April, Samarkand will host a ministerial meeting on Afghanistan. The meeting will be attended by the foreign ministers of the CIS Central Asian countries and Russia. They will be joined by representatives of the states bordering on Afghanistan - the foreign ministers of China and Pakistan. This shows that the CIS continues to cooperate closely with other regional organizations and other countries in addressing many international issues,” he said.
A joint session of the CIS plenipotentiaries and the Commission on Economic Issues at the CIS Economic Council is taking place at the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 30 March. Eight issues are on the agenda. They include the draft agenda for the next meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council, an analysis of the preparations for the next meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council, the progress made to fulfill the roadmap for the implementation of initiatives put forward by the heads of delegations during the meetings of the CIS Heads of State Council, Heads of Government Council, Foreign Ministers Council and the CIS Economic Council.